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Each week, 1-2 people will curate the ideas and writing from our class into a featured blog. We will use these blogs to connect with colleagues outside our course.

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Readings

Readings

In order of calendar appearance:

Jan 28: Scribner, Sylvia. “Literacy in Three Metaphors.” American Journal of Education 93 (1984): 6-21.

Feb 4: Introduction and Chapter 1 from The Routledge Handbook of Literacy Studies

Feb 11: Chapters 2 & 3 from The Routledge Handbook of Literacy Studies

Feb 18: Chapters 4 & 5 The Routledge Handbook of Literacy Studies

Feb 25 & March 4: student choice of readings from subsection of The Routledge Handbook of Literacy Studies

 

Supplemental reading you may find helpful for projects:

Baron, Dennis. “From Pencils to Pixels: The Stages of Literacy Technologies.” Passions, Pedagogies, and Twenty-First Century Technologies. Ed. Gail E. Hawisher and Cynthia L. Selfe. Utah State University Press, 1999. 15-33.

Barton, David. “The Social Basis of Literacy.” Literacy: An Introduction to the Ecology of Written Language. 2nd ed. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2007. 33-71.

Brandt, Deborah. “Accumulating Literacy: Writing and Learning to Write in the Twentieth Century.” College English 57.6 (1995): 649-668.

Brandt, Deborah. “Sponsors of Literacy.” College Composition and Communication 49.2 (1998): 165-85.  Link to a featured summary from Keaton Kirkpatrick HERE

Brandt, Deborah. The Rise of Writing: Redefining Mass Literacy. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Brandt, Deborah, and Katie Clinton. “Limits of the Local: Expanding Perspectives on Literacy as a Social Practice.” Journal of Literacy Research 34.3 (2002): 337-56. 

Buck, Amber. “Examining Digital Literacy Practices on Social Network Sites.” Research in the Teaching of English 47.1 (2012): 9-38.

Collins, James, and Richard K. Blot. “The Literacy Thesis: Vexed Questions of Rationality, Development, and Self.” Literacy and Literacies: Texts, Power, and Identity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. 9-33. Link to a featured summary from Matt Franks HERE.

Dyson, Ann Haas and Geneva Smitherman. “The Right (Write) Start: African American Language and the Discourse of Sounding Right.” Teachers College Record 111.4, (2009): 973-998.

Gates, Jr., Henry Louis.  “Writing ‘Race’ and the Difference It Makes.” “Race,” Writing and Difference.  Ed. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1987. 4-15.

Goody, Jack, and Ian Watt. “The Consequences of Literacy.” Comparative Studies in Society and History 5.3 (1963): 304-45.

Hamilton, Mary. “Expanding the New Literacy Studies: Using Photographs to Explore Literacy as Social Practice.” Situated Literacies: Reading and Writing in Context. Eds. David Barton, Mary Hamilton, and Roz Ivanič. New York: Routledge, 1999. 16-34.

Jenkins, Henry, et al. Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century. White paper for Digital Media and Learning series. Chicago: MacArthur Foundation, 2005.

Knobel, Michele and Colin Lankshear (Eds). A New Literacies Sampler. Peter Lang Publishing, 2007.

Moll, Luis and Norma González. “Lessons from Research with Language-Minority Children.” Journal of Reading Behavior 26.4 (1994): 439-56.

The New London Group. “A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies: Designing Social Futures.” Harvard Educational Review 66.1 (1996): 60-92. 

Olson, David R.  “Writing and the Mind.” Sociocultural Studies of Mind. Ed. James V. Wertsch, Pablo Del Rio, and Amelia Alverez. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 95-123.

Ong, Walter. “Writing is a Technology that Restructures Thought.” The Written Word: Literacy in Transition. Ed. Gerd Baumann. Oxford University Press, 1986. 23-50.

Street, Brian. “What’s ‘New’ in New Literacy Studies: Critical Approaches to Literacy in Theory and Practice.” Current Issues in Comparative Education 5.2 (2003): 77-91.

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